DANVILLE GIRL

Latest update on 01/04/2016

Artist: Andrew Jenkins
Author: traditional
Year: 1924

The story of Billy The Kid the outlaw by a blind Atlanta street singer, born in Jenkinsburg GA in 1885. Revivalist preacher borrowing from both Washington Phillips and Frank Hutchinson.

Covers:

1927:

Dock Boggs [other lyrics]

1944:

Woody Guthrie [as Danville Girl N°1 and N°2]

1952:

Cisco Houston [as The Gambler]

1954:

Pete Seeger

1963:

New Lost City Ramblers

1963:

Dorsey Dixon [as Girl I Left In Danville]

1968:

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

1972:

Ry Cooder [as Good Morning Mr. Railroad Man]

1986:

Bob Dylan [similarity in Brownsville Girl on Knocked-Out Loaded]

2003:

Bob Brozman & Jeff Lang

New Danville Girl by Sam Shepherd & Bob Dylan was inspired by Doin' The Things That We Want To from Lou Reed's New Sensations album.

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